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Northwest Missouri State University

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B.S. Animal Science (Pre-Vet)

This option is designed to prepare students for the pursuit of a degree in animal science and/or to meet the pre-professional requirements for a school of veterinary medicine.

Degree Courses

B.S. Degree; no minor required

Suggested Four-Year Plans

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Required Courses

  • Animal Science
  • Livestock Evaluation
  • Meats
  • Principles of Animal Nutrition
  • Principles of Animal Breeding
  • Applied Futures Marketing
  • Beef Production
  • Pork Production
  • Applied Animal Nutrition
  • Seminar
  • Genetics of Livestock Improvement
  • Comparative Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • General Chemistry II and Laboratory
  • Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
  • Elementary Biochemistry and Laboratory
  • General Physics I and Laboratory
  • General Physics II and Laboratory
  • Vertebrate Histology

Directed General Education Requirements

  • General Chemistry and Laboratory
  • College Algebra

Career and Internship Opportunities